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Back to school at Sensu Summit 2019

The community came together on September 9-10, 2019 for Sensu Summit for two excellent days of talks, workshops, and a touch of high school nostalgia (Revolution Hall used to be a school, after...

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Using Ansible for configuration management

The following is a guest post from Eric Goebelbecker. Eric has worked in the financial markets in New York City for 25 years, developing infrastructure for market data and financial information...

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DevOps tools for monitoring

DevOps has been a hot topic for many years, but it's still common for organizations to feel overwhelmed by the complexity of automating their entire infrastructure and to get hung up on which...

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How Kubernetes works

It's no secret that the popularity of running containerized applications has exploded over the past several years. Being able to iterate and release an application by provisioning its dependencies...

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Fireside chat with Kelsey Hightower, part one: on Kubernetes, legacy tech, and the future of monitoring

At Sensu Summit 2018, Sensu CEO Caleb Hailey and CTO Sean Porter sat down with Kelsey Hightower, Staff Developer Advocate at Google Cloud Platform (GCP), for a fireside chat on a variety of...

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Chaos engineering + monitoring, part 1: Sensu + Gremlin

One of my earliest jobs was as an admin for an MSP. We'd routinely generate alerts that weren't actionable, lacked context, and for most of our customers, were considered noise. From a monitoring...

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Monitoring Kubernetes, part 4: the Sensu-native approach

This is part 4 in a series on monitoring Kubernetes and Docker. Catch up on parts 1, 2, and 3.

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Demonware’s journey to assisted remediation

At Monitorama 2018, Engineering Manager Kale Stedman shared Demonware’s journey to assisted remediation, or as he likes to call it: “How my team nearly built an auto-remediation system before we...

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Monitoring Kubernetes + Docker, part 2: Prometheus

Monitoring Kubernetes + Docker, part 2: Prometheus

This is part 2 in a series on monitoring Kubernetes. Check out parts 1, 3, and 4.

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Monitoring Kubernetes, part 1: the challenges + data sources

Monitoring Kubernetes, part 1: the challenges + data sources

This is part 1 in a series on monitoring Kubernetes. Check out parts 2, 3 and 4.

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